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Department of Social Anthropology

Postgraduate Photographic Competition Winner

Showcase your Fieldwork Photographs

Postgraduates in Social Anthropology are invited to enter this year’s Postgraduate Photographic Competition to have their work displayed in the Department and on the Department’s website and to have the chance to win a Heffers book voucher (First Prize £75, Second Prize £50 and Third Prize £25).   

Photos will be judged on quality and content, with special consideration given to images that convey a strong sense of human life and experience in the setting depicted as well as to how a submission’s visual and written components together express anthropological concepts. 

To enter the competition, please submit the following to Social Anthropology Enquiries ( by 5:00pm Friday 17 June 2022:

- up to three photos showing your fieldwork stories 
- a title and short caption for each photograph
- a short account of your fieldwork - max 200 words
- a signed entry form

Entrants must be currently enrolled in an MPhil, MRes or PhD in Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge to participate.

Full competition rules can be found here.  To view previous years' entries please visit here.